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Ian Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Ian inspired by the true story of a boy of the same name, and the theme of disability. In the lesson students watch a short film, and speak, write and read about it and their reactions to it.

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Ian inspired by the true story of a boy of the same name, and the theme of disability. In the lesson students watch a short film, and speak, write and read about it and their reactions to it.

 

 

Language level: Upper Intermediate (B2) – Advanced (C1)

Learner type: All ages

Time: 90 minutes

Activity: Watching a short film, speaking, writing and reading

Topic: Disability and inclusion

Language: Vocabulary related to parks and playgrounds, and disability

 

 

 

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20 comments on “Ian Lesson Plan

  1. Great to see that you have animated Film English again! Really missed your materials and plans!

    1. Hi Robert,
      Film English is back! It’s good to be back too. I hope your students like this lesson.
      All the best,
      Kieran

  2. Absolutely fantastic!
    I will use this many times, with many different age groups.
    Thank you very much!

    1. Hi Ken,
      Thanks for the kind words. I hope the students like the lesson plan and film as much as you!
      All the best,
      Kieran

  3. Wow, this is a very useful english class in order to learn and make conscious about bullying and disability. Thanks for sharing this lesson plan and the film too.

    1. Hi Evelein,
      Thanks very much for commenting. I’m very happy you like the lesson plan.
      All the best,
      Kieran

  4. Paul Trollope says:

    Welcome back Kieran! Congratulations on the RSA recognition and thanks for another very interesting video and lesson plan which one way or another I shall certainly use for awareness raising of this issue.

    1. Hi Paul,
      Thanks very much for commenting and for your kind words. I’m really happy you like the film and lesson plan.
      All the best,
      Kieran

  5. Great lesson plan with a four-skills projection. My students will enjoy this. Thanks.

    1. Hi Andres,
      Thanks very much for commenting. I hope your students enjoy the lesson.
      All the best,
      Kieran

  6. Hi Kieran,
    thanks for this very interesting video and lesson plan which I shall certainly use for awareness raising of this issue.

    All the best,
    Claudia

    1. Hi Claudia,
      Thanks for commenting. I hope your students like the lesson too.
      All the best,
      Kieran

  7. Hello! Thank you for your useful lesson plan and film! My students will certainly enjoy it! Best wishes and good luck with your futute projects! Simone

    1. Hi Simone,
      Thanks very much for commenting. I hope your students enjoy the lesson too. Good luck with your projects too!
      all the best,
      Kieran

  8. Wonderful. Simply wonderful work. Inspiring, effective and well-planned. Thank you so much

    1. Dear Deborah,
      Thank you for the kind words. I’m happy you like the lesson so much.
      All the best,
      Kieran

  9. Hi Kieran,

    Long time user of your lessons, I just wanted to say thanks for all that you do for us in the education community! Whenever I use your plans, the students are always intrigued and learning. Thanks again and it’s good to see you updating once more!

    Mike

    1. Hi Michael,
      Thanks so much for your kind words – I really appreciate them. It’s great to know your students find the lessons engaging.
      All the best,
      Kieran

  10. Thank you so much! This helps me as a teacher to impart not just the language technicalities, but most of all the moral values to be inculcated.

    1. Hi Cheryl,
      Thanks so much for your kind words.
      All the best,
      Kieran

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